HMRC Is Shite

HMRC Is Shite
Dedicated to the taxpayers of Britain, and the employees of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC), who have to endure the monumental shambles that is HMRC.

Monday, 18 June 2012


Congratulations to Dr James Ferguson, permanent secretary for tax (central policy) at HMRC, who was awarded a CBE in the Queen's birthday honours.

Anyone know why?

Tax does have to be taxing.

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  1. I thought Dave Hartnett CB (he was in line for a knighthood but Private Eye and UK Uncut put paid to that) is the Permanent Secretary for Tax. Is this guy his replacement? Surely, that deserves an honour - better to secure it before the proverbial hits the fan.

  2. This time last year, as the NAO were covering up the Goldman Sachs deal packaged by Hartnett and HMRC's Solicitor, which a whistleblower in the Solicitor's Officereported to them, two lawyers in the Solicitor's Office quietly received CBEs.